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A.          Application and downloads

Chargeman

ONLINE

eMINDS.sarawak.gov.my

OFFLINE

New Application Form

Renewal Form

OTHERS

Log Book Guideline

Log Sheet

Document Checklist (New Category)

Document Checklist (“Restricted” Switching Category)

List of Accredited Institutions

  

B.          General requirement

No

Description

Requirements

1

Citizen

Malaysian Citizen.

2

Minimum Age

Not less than 20 years

3

Educational qualification

Sufficient for the purpose to undergo the course and examination

4

Working Experience

Not less than three years in an environment where electrical equipment is in operation and has had experience of controlling live equipment.

5

Skill and knowledge

  • Understands the use of various types of equipment under his charge and has sufficient knowledge to install and operate it without danger.
  • Sufficient knowledge of first aid, resuscitation and treatment of electric shock.
  • Sufficient knowledge of the Ordinance and any rules made thereunder.

6

 

Other conditions

  • Submit the relevant documents
  • Attend relevant courses
  • Pass relevant competency examinations
  • Pass Electricity Ordinance and the Electrcity Rules, 1999 (EOER) examination
  • Pass interview with Board of Examiners appointed panel for voltage higher than low voltage categories
  • Pass interview with Board of Examiners appointed panel for switching category/ endorsement

 

 

C.          Categories of competency

Category

Description

Pre-Requisite

Low Voltage

L1

Main switch board and auxiliaries

-

L2(O/H)

Overhead lines and auxiliaries

-

L2(U/G)

Underground cable lying and auxiliaries

-

L3

Generating stations

L1

Voltage Higher than Low Voltage

H1

Electrical substation and auxiliaries

L1

H2(O/H)

Overheadlines and auxiliaries

L2(O/H)

H2(U/G)

Underground cable lying and auxiliaries

L2(U/G)

H3

Generating stations

L3

 

Switching Category/ Endorsement

Voltage Level

Switching Classes

Pre-Requisite

Restricted

(at designated premises)

up to 11   kV

up to 33   kV

up to 132 kV

up to 275 kV

up to 500kV

 

Class 1 - Authorize to issue and cancel electrical permit to work

Class 2 - Not authorize to issue and cancel electrical permit to work

 

Certificate holder with high voltage category/(ies)

Note:

Holder who is no longer employed at the designated premises, the switching endorsement will be removed.

 

Certificate holder with low-voltage category/(ies)

Note:

Holder who is no longer employed at the designated premises, the switching endorsement will be removed.

 

Certificate without Category.

Note:

Holder who is no longer employed at the designated premises, the certificate will be cancelled and revoked.

 

Open

(throughout the state)

up to 11   kV

up to 33   kV

up to 132 kV

up to 275 kV

up to 500kV

 

Class 1 - Authorize to issue and cancel electrical permit to work

Class 2 - Not authorize to issue and cancel electrical permit to work

Holder with higher than low voltage category/(ies);  and

 

Attended relevant course and switching attachment

 

 

         

D.          Courses and examinations

Course Name

Type

Course Entry Requirement

Minimum Course Duration

On the Job Training

Chargeman

L1 & L3

Full time

  • Full Time Wireman First Grade Course at EIU accredited Institutions; or  
  • Holder of Certificate of Competency as a Wireman First Grade; or
  • Certificate in Engineering on Electrical

 

Note: Full time competency course duration shall be factored in as the a relevant working experience

 

9 Months

6 months to include L1 and L3 and to be verified by employer/ competent person in EIU format log book

(At least 4 months on L1 and 1 month on L3)

Chargeman

L1

Part time

3 years working experience to be verified by employer/ competent person on environment where electrical equipment is in operation & has experience of controlling live equipment

 

96 hours

2 weeks to be verified by

employer/ competent

person in EIU format log book

Chargeman

L3

Part time

Holder of Certificate of Competency as a Chargeman with L1 category

24 hours

2 weeks to be verified by employer/ competent person in EIU format log

Book

 

Chargeman

L2

Full time

  • Full Time Wireman First Grade Course at EIU accredited Institutions; or  
  • Holder of Certificate of Competency as a Wireman First Grade; or
  • Certificate in Engineering on Electrical

 

Note: Full time competency course duration shall be factored in as the a relevant working experience

 

 

 

6 months (At least 4 months on L2 (O/H) and 2

months L2 (U/G))

6 months to be verified by employer/ competent

person in EIU format log book (At least 2 months

on L2 (O/H) and 2 months on L2 (U/G))

Chargeman

L2 (O/H)

Part time

3 years working experience to be verified by employer/ competent person on environment where electrical equipment is in operation & has experience of controlling live equipment

 

 

 

 

32 hours

2 weeks to be verified by

employer/ competent person in EIU format log book

Chargeman L2 (U/G)

Part time

3 years working experience to be verified by employer/ competent person on environment where electrical equipment is in operation & has experience of controlling live equipment

 

24 hours

2 weeks to be verified by

employer/ competent person in EIU format log

book

Chargeman H2(O/H)

up to 11kV

Part time

Holder of Certificate of Competency as a Chargeman L2(O/H) category

32 hours

2 weeks to be verified by

employer/ competent person in EIU format log book

 

Chargeman H2(U/G)

up to 11kV

Part time

Holder of Certificate of Competency as a Chargeman with L2(U/G) category

16 hours

2 weeks to be verified by

employer / competent person in EIU format log book

 

NOTE:

1.             Pass the relevant theory and practical examinations
2.             Pass the Electricity Ordinance and Electricity Rules, 1999 (EOER) open book examination

E.          Procedure for new application of Certificate of Competency as a Chargeman

F.          Procedure for upgrade of Certificate of Competency as a Chargeman (voltage higher than low voltage or ‘Restricted’ switching endorsement/ category)

G.            Procedure for upgrade of Certificate of Competency as a Chargeman (‘Open’ switching endorsement)

H.          Procedure for renewal of Certificate of Competency as a Chargeman

I.          Fees

No

Types of Application

Fees

1

Initial Registration

 

 

 

Low voltage

RM 50

 

 

Voltage higher than low voltage

RM 100

2

Renewal (annually)

RM 150

 

 

Low voltage

RM 50

 

 

Voltage higher than low voltage

RM 100

3

Endorsement (i.e. upgrade)

RM 50

4

Replacement (i.e. lost, destroyed)

RM 100

 

J.          Syllabus

No

Document

1

Syllabus for Chargeman Examination

2

Syllabus for First Aid Course

  

K.          Preparation of document

No

Document

Copy

1

Chargeman with voltage higher than low voltage category

 

 

 

Document Checklist for Submission

(voltage higher than low voltage category)

5

 

 

Photo copy of Identification Card (IC)

5

 

 

Testimonial of employment

5

 

 

Log Sheet

5

2

Chargeman  with “Restricted” switching endorsement/ category

 

 

 

Document Checklist for Submission (Restricted Switching)

1

 

 

Form CAAC 11

1

 

 

Photo copy of Identification Card (IC)

2

 

 

Authorization letter and support letter from installation owner

2

 

 

Switching log

2

 

 

Switching Procedure Manual

2

 

 

Switching Schematic Diagram

2

 

 

Testimonial of employment

2

 

All documents in item (K) are to be submitted to:

Electrical Inspectorate Unit

11th Floor Wisma Satok,

Jalan Satok,

93400 Kuching, Sarawak

 

L.          Document for renewal of certificate

No

Document

1

Recent testimonial of employment (if any)

2

Copy of most recent valid First Aid certificate

3

Copy of certificate of recent relevant courses attended (if any)

 All documents in item (L) are to be uploaded at:

eMINDS@sarawak.gov.my

 

 
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